Tomorrowland Faces Lawsuit

In December of 2013, Tomorrowland organizers announced that they would be expanding the infamous festival in Belgium to two weekends in 2014. Last year tickets sold out in one second, brining in attendees form over 220 different countries. 2014 will be the 10-year anniversary for this festival, making the expansion both necessary and symbolic. However, recently the citizens of the town of Schorre, Boom, have been signing a petition to keep Tomorrowland a one-weekend event in attempts to keep public disturbance as little as possible.

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      The lawyer to the locals of Boom claims that the Dutch entertainment company ID&T who organizes Tomorrowland, does not have the necessary permits for a two-weekend festival, and with the event taking place in July the organizers will most likely not have The lawyer to the locals of Boom claims that the Dutch entertainment company ID&T who organizes Tomorrowland, does not have the necessary permits for a two-weekend festival, and with the event taking place in July the organizers will most likely not have enough time to acquire the necessary documents or the negotiate with the locals. This information is contradictory to the news in December that two permits had already been issued from the mayors of the cities Rumst and Boom. The festival has had tremendous success in the past bringing in around 180,000 fans in one weekend, so one could see how the citizens of Boom may assume that another weekend would bring in thousands of more attendees and disturbances. The organizers have always been particularly nice to the residents of Schorre, giving them free tickets to the festival.The petition is being taken to court now to be settled. We will keep you updated on Tomorrowland news.

Source: Exqlusiv

Written By: Allison Regan